For deposit-taking institutions, including full banks, wholesale banks, merchant banks and finance companies.
MAS regulates financial institutions in the banking, capital markets, insurance and payments sectors. View the regulations and licensing requirements for your sector.
Technological innovation and advancement are rapidly transforming the financial sector. The success of the digital transformation in the financial sector is underpinned by the safety and soundness of these technologies. Find out MAS’ strategies and guidance for financial institutions to achieve cyber resilience.
MAS is the integrated regulator and supervisor of financial institutions in Singapore.
MAS establishes rules for financial institutions which are implemented through legislation, regulations, directions and notices. Guidelines have also been formulated to encourage best practices among financial institutions. Combined with close supervision, these instruments help MAS achieve the outcome of a sound and progressive financial services sector.
Read more about the by the MAS, Association of Banks in Singapore, the Life Insurance Association, the General Insurance Association and the Finance Houses Association of Singapore to help individuals and SMEs affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Requirements for supervision of market participants by Recognised Market Operators
MAS conducted thematic inspections on the operational risk management standards and practices of selected banks, with a focus on third party risk management. The paper sets out MAS’ supervisory expectations, good practices, improvement areas and case examples observed from the inspections.
Provides guidance on the requirements and procedures to apply to be a fund management company, and to appoint representatives to carry out fund management activities.
How to qualify to be a CMS licensee (other than a fund manager or REIT manager).
Frequently asked questions on disclosure of interest in listed securities.